AM900 CHML, Scott Thompson
The West Lincoln Glambrook Wind Action Group has been fighting against wind turbines for years saying their interests are not being considered because the Liberal government has taken away powers at the local level leaving them unrepresented and vulnerable.
The result, many communities are unwilling hosts, but the turbines are built anyway. Lots has been said about the distance or set back these turbines must be from residential buildings and property lines.
The action group says the current guidelines say the turbines must be back from properties lines at least the height of the turbine at its hub. The Ministry of the Environment has measured, and three of the five turbines are in violation, against the wishes of the neighbouring properties. Read article